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TOUR BY FOOT: Before 1880

The notion of the modern artist originated at the end of the nineteenth century. Prior to this, poetry was thought of as a craft only scholars, who usually had another profession, concerned themselves with. Some were bound by court or a moneylender. Discover the historic poems of Europe and Asia on this route.

How it works

Explore 8 wallpoems written before 1880. The route by foot takes around 45 to 60 minutes. You can navigate using the digital route below. Look for the starting point first, and follow the route using the map. Click on the red dot to discover more about a poem. Want to move on to the next poem? The cross in the upper corner directs you back to the map.

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